Don Seastrum

Don Seastrum
Professor of Art
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.L.S., University of Denver; Ph.D., The Union Institute.
(970) 943-2192
Office Location: 
Crystal Hall 223
Academic Program: 
Art Program


  • Western State College of Colorado
    • Associate Professor of Art, Appointed 2000
  • Ecole Superieure Universitaire Robert de Sorbon, La Trimouille, France
    • Le Professeur Vacataire (Adjunct Faculty)
  • Western State College of Colorado
    • Visiting Professor of Art
  • Regis University, Denver, CO
    • Adjunct Faculty
  • Vermont College/Union Institute & University, Montpelier, VT
    • Artist-Teacher
  • Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, CO
    • Faculty
    • Foundations Department Chair
    • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO
    • Adjunct Faculty


  • Ph.D. in Fine Arts, The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH
  • Master of Liberal Studies, University of Denver, Denver, CO
  • Bachelor of Arts, Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, CO

Professional Associations:

  • AAUP: American Association of University Professors
  • BSA: British Society of Aesthetics
  • CAA: College Art Association
  • FATE: Foundations in Art, Theory and Education
  • SPSCVA: Society for the Philosophical Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts


  • Twenty-five years of exhibitions including English and American Artist: Sean Gallery, London, England, and Sander-Crichton Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
  • Black and White: Randi's Art Gallery, Denver, CO. One of four featured artists in the exhibition of works done on paper in black and white mediums.
  • Faculty Exhibition: Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, CO
  • Images in Light and Color: The Sloane Gallery of Art, Denver, CO. This exhibition was the first ever held in which American artists exhibited with Russian non-conformist emigre artists.
  • Diverse Works, Distinguished Colorado Artists: One West Contemporary Art Center, Fort Collins, CO
  • In Plane View: Two-person show at The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO
  • Public Works: Two-person show at the Denver Chamber of Commerce Office, Denver, CO
  • Faculty Exhibition: Western State College, Gunnsion, CO
  • Mystery, Memories and Transformations: Three-person show at Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, CO
  • Two Views: Two-man show at The Lincoln Community Center, Fort Collins, CO
  • 23 Artists: 1999 Broadway Gallery, Denver, CO
  • Six Colorado Artists: Group show at the Wray Museum, Wray, CO
  • Colorado Artists: Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO
  • Contemporary Drawing: T. W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT
  • Gilpin County Arts Association 56th Annual Art Show: Central City, CO
  • Works from Tuscany: Gunnison Arts Center, Gunnison, CO
  • Collaborative Printmaking: Quigley Art Gallery, Gunnison, CO
  • People and Places in Time: Gunnison Gallery, Gunnison, CO

Campus Contributions:

    • Serve as member of several standing committees
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